JKWDMA delegation calls on Dr Samoon
Takes up establishment of Wool Dev, Marketing Platform
JAMMU: A delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Wool Development Marketing Association (JKWDMA) led by its chairman Romesh Khajuria today called on Principal Secretary Skill Development Department (SDD), Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, here at Civil Secretariat.
Chairman JKWDMA elaborated on various issues pertaining to the establishment of a wool development and marketing platform in J&K with a processing facility by the J&K government through PPP mode.
He said that the objective of JKDWA is to promote the livelihood of the people living in villages and urban areas with the support of SDD to generate employment opportunities in the woolen sector.
Dr Samoon said that the woolen industry has vast scope in J&K as the handmade woolen cloths have good quality with huge demand in the country and overseas market as well.
Dr Samoon called for encouraging the handicrafts and skills of the artisans through the promotion of skill development centers so that the youth of Jammu and Kashmir would choose this vocation as a profession for their livelihood.
Founder Director JKWDMA, Bilal Ahmad Kawoosa, was also present on the occasion.